The Pioneers of Monte Rosa

On 17 August 1778 a group of 7 gressoney youngster  reaching for the first time the Lys Glacier, inaugurates the discovery of Monte Rosa and the practice of mountaineering. To remember this event, the municipalities and associations of Gressoney promote some initiatives to celebrate this anniversary:

From 23th June 23th to September 16 th 2018,

Photographic exhibition with images from historical archives Curta Guindani and Monterin, curated by Pietro Crivellaro and Nadia Guindani.

Opening event:  23 June 23th 2018 – 5 p.m

August 4th – 9 p.m., at Wohnplatz, Gressoney-Saint-Jean

August 13th – 9 p.m., at Piazza Tache, Gressoney-La-Trinité

“The discovery of Monte Rosa”. Conferences with Pietro Crivellaro  with images, music and historical film on the “Entdeckòngsfelse”

August 17th 2018 (in case of bad weather it will be postponed to August 22)

Ascension to the “Rock of the Discovery” with  the Gressoney Alpine Guides; celebration of the Holy Mass; reservations at the guides offices.

Info: +39 0125355185